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THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2010 Central Valley pitcher Scott Simon went 10-1 for the Spokane Dodgers last summer. (J. Bart Rayniak)

Thursday Prep Page 

Click here to read a feature on Central Valley ace Scott Simon (pictured above).Click here to read Greg Lee's column.Click here to read a notebook feature an item on Mead standout sophomore wrestler Jordan Rogers.ALSO: Click the tab below to read a story by Rene…

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Mead’s Jill Pecka slides safely into home plate before University catcher Alene Bethel can apply the tag in GSL softball Tuesday. (Colin Mulvany)

GSL softball: U-Hi stops Mead 

University handed Mead its first loss in Greater Spokane League softball Tuesday. Click here to read Jim Meehan's story. Jill Pecka of Mead is seen sliding in the picture above.Cheney knocked off Medical Lake in Great Northern League boys soccere Tuesday. Click here to read…

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MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2010


GSL baseball, track

Hey, it may not feel like spring yet - in fact, we may be experiencing our winter weather now after having a spring-like winter - but we got out to see some Greater Spokane League baseball and track Thursday.Here's our GSL baseball roundup featuring league-leading…

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Gonzaga Prep’s Anna Lambert is aiming for her third state appearance this season. (Jesse Tinsley)

Thursday Prep Page

A few things to link to on the Thursday Prep Page.Greg Lee column regarding former Lewis and Clark football coach Tom Yearout staying put and not pursuing the Shadle Park job.A feature on Gonzaga Prep tennis standout Anna Lambert (pictured above). With this preview box.A…

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Coeur d'Alene girls fall

The Idaho 5A state girls basketball state champ Coeur d'Alene Vikings fell to Washington state 4A champ Auburn Riverside in a virtual national tournament opener today. Click here to read more.

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Lewis and Clark all-league outfielder Sage Poland has made a successful move to the mound to shore up the Tigers’ pitching staff. (Dan Pelle)

Prep baseball

We present our baseball package, beginning with this feature on Lewis and Clark four-year starter Sage Poland.Click here to see our predicted order of finishes in the Greater Spokane, Great Northern and Inland Empire leagues along with some other notes.

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MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2010

Shawn Reid is shown during basketball practice at Post Falls High School on Nov. 25. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

All-Idaho basketball teams 

The Statesman newspaper in Boise published the All-Idaho boys and girls basketball teams Sunday.Here's a link to the Statesman.Click the tab below to read an unedited story that will appear in our newspaper Tuesday.Pictured above in Post Falls senior Shawn Reid, who was named the…

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3A boys: Shadle up at half

The Shadle Park Highlanders played well in the first half, building as much as a 10-point lead before going into halftime with a 36-28 lead over the O'Dea Irish.Senior point guard Robby Douglas led the Highlanders with 12 points. O'Dea trimmed Shadle's lead to 26-23…

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3A girls: Shadle out quickly

The Shadle Park Highlanders played a solid first half, taking a 24-14 lead into halftime.They welcomed the return of sophomore standout Aleisha Hathaway, who scored seven of Shadle's nine first-quarter points.But she had to sit out the second quarter with two fouls.More later.

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3A girls: East Valley survives 2 OTs 

Try as they might to give it away in regulation, the East Valley Knights prevailed over the Mount Rainier Rams 77-72 in double overtime in the State 3A tournament Thursday at the Tacoma Dome.Jenni White and Kimmie Thatcher led the Knights with 22 points apiece.More…

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3A boys: North Central stays alive

The North Central Indians used balance and better execution to pull away from the Bremerton Knights 71-55 at the State 3A tournament Thursday morning at the Tacoma Dome.Four players ended up in double figures led by Lucas Evans (18 points) and Brendon Olsen (15).NC (16-12)…

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3A boys: Shadle up big at half

The Shadle Park Highlanders got out to a 16-2 lead, then pushed it to 35-15 before settling for a 39-23 lead at halftime.The Highlanders attacked fullcourt pressure the best way possible - by attacking the rim.Sophomore Brett Boese led with 12 points.More later.

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3A girls: EV falls to champ 

The East Valley Knights gave a respectable account of themselves, pushing No. 1-ranked and defending state champ Kennedy Lancers to the finish before falling 61-55 at the State 3A tournament Wednesday.EV senior point guard Jenni White had 17 points.More later.

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3A boys: NC starts fast, loses

The North Central Indians opened a 20-9 in the first quarter, but they gave up all of that advantage and borrowed some.The Union Titans took advantage of 19 NC turnovers en route to a 63-54 win in a State 3A tournament opener at the Tacoma…

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3A girls: Shadle pulls it out

the Shadle Park Highlanders, 3A state runners-up last year, survived their first-round game Wednesday with a 47-46 win over the Capital Cougars.The Highlanders played without leading scorer Aleisha Hathaway, a sophomore who averages 14 points per game.Senior guard Jenna Humphrey was one of a handful…

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